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Migration brings ambiguity to UB, Mongolia

View of Valley 2

By Dashiell Young-Saver Harvard College The black sedan struggled. Sudden dips in the dirt made the ride slow, sore. Dust kept the air thick. The headlights of the sparse, oncoming traffic were blinding. They could barely see the brave cattle. Late on a Saturday night, a family from Zaisan rode the road to Ulaanbaatar, a [...]

June 4th, 2013 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Future of Ulaanbaatar: Pitch dark and freezing cold?


May 29, 2013 Ulaanbaatar is likely to become a dark, frozen city in the next winter or two. It can be triggered by many factors such as an accident at power plant or sudden drop in temperature. However, no one knows what countermeasures or emergency plans will be utilized when that happens and the entire [...]

June 4th, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

UNICEF’s Global Report on Children with Disabilities

 By Dashiell Young-Saver The day before Children’s Day—Mongolia’s national holiday celebrating children—UNICEF held a conference in Ulaanbaatar to launch its 2013 “State of the World’s Children” report. This year, the annual report was dedicated to children with disabilities. Presentations made by UNICEF on Friday were focused on efforts to increase the inclusion of children with [...]

June 4th, 2013 | Posted in Domestic | Read More »

Winners of the “Cultural Heritage through children’s eyes”competition announced


Seven-year-old student of School 20 N.Badarmaa won first place at the “Cultural Heritage through Children’s Eyes” painting competition. Second place went to the G.Nominjin (eight years of age) of School 33, and B.Munkhnaran (six years old) took the third place. The Mongolian National Commission of UNESCO (United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organzation) organized the [...]

June 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Entries open for “Making the band – 4” show

The Channel 25 television series and reality show “Making the band – 4” has started registering its newest participants. The premise of the show is to find new talents in order to form a band capable of competing in the music industry. Unlike previous iterations, the fourth edition of the show is aiming to form [...]

June 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mongolian athlete wins World Jiu-jitsu Championship


M.Sugar won a gold medal at the World Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship on May 27, becoming the first Mongolian female athlete to win at the event. She earned first place in the women’s adult blue-belt category in the 74 kg weight class. A team of 12 athletes coached by B.Altanzul took part in the competition. Another [...]

June 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Sport & Leisure | Read More »

Katya Zol and ‘Kiwi’ to participate in UAE International Fashion show


Mongolian designer G.Zoltsetseg, well-known by her brand name Katya Zol, is set to attend the Fashion-ME International exhibition and show in the United Arabian Emirates from June 10 to 16. The designer is launching her new cashmere clothing line at the show. According to various news sites in Mongolia, the collection features 24 outfits, which [...]

June 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

“Tatar” to donate proceeds from new album to fight alcoholism


By B.ODONTUYA The popular Mongolian hip-hop band “Tatar” announced at a press conference last week the formation of its new anti-alcoholism campaign, stating that the proceeds from its new album will go towards funding anti-alcoholism organizations. The announcement comes before the band’s tenth anniversary: to celebrate, the band members stated that they wanted to give [...]

June 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mongolia’s first KFC opens in UB

KFC neelt N.Amgalanbaatar (3)

By Mongoljin and Dashiell Young-Saver Yum! Brands, a global company based in Kentucky, USA, partnered with TavanBogd Food Co., Ltd to open the first KFC restaurant in Mongolia—located in Ulaanbaatar near the central square—Wednesday afternoon. Secretary-General of the Ministry of Industry and Agriculture H.Zoljargal, Executive Director of TavanBogd Food Co., Ltd D.Khulan, American Ambassador to [...]

June 2nd, 2013 | Posted in Community | Read More »

Invitations to be delivered to every voter

By E.DARI The Ethics Department of the General Election Commission (GEC) and the authorities of the Civil Registration Office of the State General Registration Authority jointly called on a press conference last Wednesday regarding the list of eligible voters and the preparations for the 2013 Presidential Election. At the start of the conference, the officials [...]

June 2nd, 2013 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

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